Of Mice and Men
While the powerlessness of the laboring class is a recurring theme in Steinbeck's work of the late 1930s, he narrowed his focus when composing "Of Mice and Men" (1937), creating an intimate portrait of two men facing a world marked by petty tyranny, misunderstanding, jealousy, and callousness. But though the scope is narrow, the theme is universal; a friendship and a shared dream that makes an individual's existence meaningful.
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ClassicUser Review - Steven A. - Overstock.com
Even though its around 100 pages its packed full of symbolism. Even if youre not reading it for a school project the story of George and Lenny is charming. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BibMurchante - LibraryThing
Steinbeck's story of George and Lennie's ambition of owning their own ranch, and the obstacles that stand in the way of that ambition, reveal the nature of dreams, dignity, loneliness, and sacrifice ... Read full review